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Book News March 2018

The Queen and the Heretic: How two women changed the religion of England Paperback – 23 March 2018 (UK & US) The dual biography of two remarkable women – Catherine Parr and Anne Askew. One was the last queen of a powerful monarch, the second a countrywoman from Lincolnshire. But they were joined together in their [read more]

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Queens Regent – Margaret Tudor

A regent is “a person appointed to administer a state because the monarch is a minor, is absent or is incapacitated.” Margaret Tudor was born on 28 November 1489 as the eldest daughter of Henry VII of England and Elizabeth of York. Early in her life, her future marriage was already being discussed. On 24 January [read more]

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The Lost Tudor Princess By Alison Weir Book Review

Royal Tudor blood ran in her veins. Her mother was a queen, her father an earl, and she herself was the granddaughter, niece, cousin, and grandmother of monarchs. Lady Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox, was an important figure in Tudor England, yet today, while her contemporaries—Anne Boleyn, Mary, Queen of Scots, Elizabeth I—have achieved celebrity [read more]